Why did US President Lincoln issue the Emancipation Proclamation?

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The final Emancipation Proclamation was issued on January 1, 1863. The earlier one was issued in the Fall of 1862 as a warning to the Southern states. The Emancipation Proclamation was a war measure to damage the economy and social structure of the Confederacy. In itself it freed no slaves as he had no control over Southern states. Additionally, the Proclamation had no effect on slave states that remained in the Union.
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Why did President Lincoln issue the Emancipation Proclamation?

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When did president Lincoln issue his Emancipation Proclamation?

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What factors motivated president Lincoln to issue the emancipation proclamation?

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